Accounting and finance experts are found at the heart of almost all business organisations. This triple accredited course prepares you for a challenging and rewarding career in the financial world. Abertay’s BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance lies within the School of Business, Law and Social Sciences. It is professionally accredited by three industry bodies – CIMA, ACCA and AIA. Alongside the skills required for a career in accountancy, taxation, auditing and corporate finance, you will learn the key management proficiencies to solve problems, make decisions and manage, lead and grow all types of businesses. The degree has employability at the forefront with opportunities to work on live business projects and simulations set by companies such as Sky, Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Children 1st. You can also participate in activities such as the IBM Universities Business Challenge and Entrepreneurial Brains Made on Campus in association with Germany’s Stuttgart Media University. Participation in options for work placements and to study abroad are encouraged to help broaden horizons. An Accounting and Finance degree at Abertay is inherently flexible. You will have the ability to tailor what you study to your own interests and career aspirations. The first two years of the course cover a common curriculum including the basics of accounting, business management and marketing. As you progress, you can remain on Accounting and Finance, or add a subject specialism in Business Analytics, People Management or Law as you progress further. Abertay is ranked: • UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide) • UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021) • UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)
Year 1 core modules (subject to change) - ANF101 Introduction to Accounting; ANF102 Finance & Statistics; BMT101 Nature of Management; BMT108 Business Economics. You will also be able to choose one from BMT107 Introduction to Marketing or BMT106 Introduction to HR. For detailed module information please check our website.
Assessment varies substantially across modules. Some modules, particularly where there is professional accreditation, have more traditional assessments such as exams. However, where we can, we like to vary the types of assessment. Therefore students can expect to create presentations, videos, posters, reports, research outputs, practical exercises, strategic papers, design processes or products and so on. As the programme has multiple options, students will be able to experience a wide range of assessments.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Year 2 - Higher National Certificate in Accounting or equivalent Year 3 - Higher National Diploma in Accounting or equivalent
Standard Qualification Requirements
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 - Lifeskill Maths and Application of Maths NOT accepted in lieu of Maths
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Minimum Qualification Requirements
We may make you an offer at the minimum entry grades if you meet the criteria.
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English language requirements
We look for applicants to have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no individual test lower than 5.5. Some degrees have higher requirements - refer to the 'entry routes' tab of each degree for more detail.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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